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Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Southend / Up to £40,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Southend, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £40,000
Job description

We are working with a small privately owned developer, who are looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Intermediate Surveyor to help deliver quality high-end projects across Essex and the Home Counties.

Based out of their head office in Southend, Essex, they have a strong pipeline of work to deliver with most of their projects being within Essex and the Home Counties. The role is ideally suited for an Assistant QS looking to join a small developer, with close working with the MD.

This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities. You will be responsible for site development and all commercial cost appraisals for your projects and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

With a more than competitive basic salary on offer of up to £40,000, alongside a fantastic bonus scheme and package, this is a great opportunity to better yourself whilst having the clear progression path that other main contractors will struggle to offer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to demonstrate, previous experience of working across a range of sectors such as residential, commercial, retail and education
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
  • The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have at least 2 years experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor.
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previous. 
  • You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership)